zoological taxonomy

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Wed Jan 30 20:55:29 CST 2002

At 06:51 AM 1/30/02, Ken Kinman wrote:
>     Without a doubt, I would very strongly recommend the following book:
>Ernst Mayr and Peter Ashlock, 1991.  Principles of Systematic Zoology (2nd
>Edition).  Studying the ICZN Rules without such a guide would be a
>*harrowing* experience.
>     He will get an excellent overall view, with a little more of a
>cladistic slant from Ashlock's parts of the book.  If he wants to get the
>"purely" cladistic view, he can then delve into "The Compleat Cladist".

IIRC, there is little on nomenclature in _The Compleat Cladist_. A better
synthesis from a cladist is Wiley's _Phylogenetics_ (1982), although the
codes have changed quite a bit since then.

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